Like an aircraft struggling to move the weight of two decades’ worth of cargo, the news reports lurch forward in fits and starts. I recognize the familiar names—Lashkar Gah, Mazar-i-Sharif, Jalalabad, Helmand, Ghazni, Sheberghan, Bagram, and others—as the aircraft gains speed, well on its way to becoming an unstoppable mass hurtling toward the end of […]
About E.M. Liddick
E.M. Liddick is a major in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. A former member of the 75th Ranger Regiment and 82nd Airborne Division, his service includes multiple deployments. The views and opinions expressed here are his and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Army, the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, the Department of Defense, or any other agency of the U.S. government.